Nursing Care Plan of Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) encompasses a broad spectrum of maternal blood pressure disorders ranging from gestational HTN to pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome. Risk factors for PIH include a history of PIH in prior pregnancies, first pregnancies (primigravida), multiple gestation, maternal obesity, and maternal chronic illness. Our physicians can assist with prenatal care, sufficient nutrition, management of existing hypertension or preeclampsia during pregnancy.

Management of Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Pregnancy induced hypertension can have a multitude of symptoms and potential solutions. Each case may be different from the one before and require a different management approach. We recommend consulting with our prenatal care providers to help identify your symptoms and an individualized treatment pan that is right for you. With appropriate management, we fully anticipate good maternal and fetal outcomes. The providers at Consultants in Women’s Healthcare commonly and comfortably manage pregnancies complicated by PIH. To learn more about pregnancy induced hypertension please call our St. Louis office to schedule a consultation.

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